Statement on Senate Passage of the "Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007" and the "Hope Offered through Principled and Ethical Stem Cell Research Act."

Bush, George W.
April 2007
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;4/16/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 15, p443
Government Documents
The article presents the text of U.S. President George W. Bush's statement on the passage of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 and the Hope Offered through Principled and Ethical Stem Cell Research Act in the U.S. Senate. He states that he authorized the first Federal funding for research on embryonic stem cells. He says that he will veto the first bill because it would endanger living human embryos. He expresses his support for the second bill and urges the Congress to pass it.


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